Multiple Blue Ant International's premium titles to debut in Latin America

The company has sold natural history and Royal Family documentary titles to leading platforms in the region like DIRECTV Latin America, DGO, A+E Networks Latin America, AMC Selekt 4K, Globo and Teledoce in Uruguay.

30 MAY 2023

"Prince Andrew: Banished"

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Blue Ant International has secured multiple sales of premium programming with leading Latin America platforms, including DIRECTV Latin America, DGO, A+E Networks Latin America, AMC Selekt 4K, Globo and Teledoce in Uruguay.

“These shows are a true reflection of Blue Ant International’s diverse catalogue of premium content and will surely be ratings drivers for our Latin American partners," says Maria Ibarra, VP, International Sales, Blue Ant International. “Our commitment to staying on top of the Lat Am marketplace is key to crafting creative deal making for our clients and helping fulfill their programming strategies across multiple platforms.”

Latin America PayTV service DIRECTV Latin America and the streaming platform DGO, in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Mexico, bought "Prince Andrew: Banished" (1x90’: Blue Ant Studios) which unpacks the tumultuous story of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, formerly regarded as the attractive, beloved son of Queen Elizabeth II, and a decorated naval officer as he falls from grace from the British Royal Family and "Cheating Hitler" (1x90’| 2x60': Saloon Media) that follows three Holocaust survivors with unanswered questions from their pasts as they journey back to hometowns, killing sites, and hiding places in search of clues.

A+E Networks Latin America acquired rights to both seasons of "Strangest Things" (20x60': Blink Films) that showcases the true stories behind some of our world’s most bizarre and curious artefacts. Globo licensed exclusive PayTV and SVOD rights for Brazil for "Prince Andrew: Banished" plus renewed "Queen Of the World" (2x60': Oxford Film and TV), an intimate and exclusive portrait of a year in the life of the Queen and the Royal Family as she celebrated 65 years as sovereign.

Blue Ant International has also inked a major deal with AMC Selekt 4K, for science and wildlife programming to air in Mexico, South America and Central America. Titles include: "Into the Blue: The Wonders of the Coral Triangle" (8x60': Zona Mixta), a stunning exploration of the various marine ecosystems and thousands of underwater creatures that live in the Coral Triangle; "Arabian Inferno" (5x60’: Blink Films) which looks at the anomaly of the Arabian Peninsula, where water is scarce and death is common, yet a natural world flourishes; "Arctic Secrets" (8x60’: White Pine Pictures) examines the region’s creatures as they complete their migration during the Arctic summer; "Rooted" (5x60’: Rooted Media) looks at five of Africa’s most iconic trees to discover the wildlife that have created a life around them; "In Volcanic Odysseys" (5x60’| 4x30’: Digital Crossing Productions), fearless adventurers travel to the most violent volcanoes on planet Earth; "Wild Castles" (5x60’: Taglicht Media) visits five castles to see nature’s surprising role in the rise and fall of empires; and "Wild Rockies" (5x60’: Blue Ant Studios) gets viewers up close to the animals who make the iconic Rocky Mountains their home.

Lastly, Teledoce in Uruguay purchased seasons 1 and 2 of "World's Deadliest Weather" (65x60': Back2Back) which showcases the increasingly volatile natural disasters across the planet.